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What is Phone Number Porting?
Phone number porting is the seamless process of transferring your existing phone number from your current provider to Talkroute. If you have an existing phone number you wish to keep, our team is standing by to make porting your number simple and hassle free.
Once your phone number has been ported to Talkroute, your callers will be routed through your Talkroute system. This way you can keep your established business phone number and take advantage of advanced features that Talkroute provides.
How to Port Your Phone Number
1. Request Number Port
We will provide you with a temporary number to use while you wait.
2. Choose Your Plan
Whether you have 1 employee or 100’s, we have a plan for your business.
3. Activate Your Account
Confirm your information and begin using your new phone number in minutes.
Do you already have a business number that your customers are used to dialing? No problem! You can easily port your existing number to Talkroute and maintain your established brand identity. Now you can have the benefits of Talkroute while still giving your callers the ability to dial your existing business phone number.
It can be expensive to change your phone number on business cards, brochures, marketing campaigns, vehicles and more. By porting your number to Talkroute, you can avoid the unnecessary costs associated with making these changes.
Port Multiple Numbers
Do you have multiple phone numbers with one or more service providers? By porting all of your phone numbers to Talkroute, you will be able to manage your call flow from one dashboard and potentially eliminate unnecessary service contracts. Whether you have 1 phone number or 100, Talkroute can make managing your numbers simple and hassle free.
Port Cellular Numbers
New business owners often find themselves providing their personal cellular phone number to their clients. However, as the business grows you may find that you are having trouble keeping up with the number of callers and their inquiries. This is why many of our users choose to port their cellular number to Talkroute.
Port Landline Numbers
Are you constantly forwarding your landline number to a cell phone or finding yourself stuck at a desk so you don’t miss important business calls? Then you might want to consider porting your landline phone number to Talkroute. By porting your landline, you will be able to eliminate costly service with your local provider and take advantage of the benefits Talkroute has to offer.
Port VoIP Numbers
Did you register a phone number with a VoIP service and discover that it wasn’t right for you? No problem! We can port your VoIP numbers to Talkroute. Best of all VoIP numbers that are hosted by Talkroute are treated like “real” business phone numbers and can be registered with local directories and regulatory agencies.
Port Out at Anytime
Any virtual phone numbers that you register with Talkroute can easily be ported to another service provider upon your request. All virtual phone numbers that have been registered with Talkroute are your property (does not apply to trial accounts). There are no contracts or commitments and you may cancel or switch providers at any time.
Use Existing Phones
Talkroute is designed to work with your existing phones and service providers. Whether you have the latest iPhone, a traditional landline or both, your devices will work with Talkroute. There is no expensive equipment to purchase or complicated software to install. It’s 100% virtual.
Most toll free and local phone numbers are elgible to be transferred to our network. However, in some rare cases a number may not be eligible for porting due to coverage issues. If you are concerned that your number may not be elgible, feel free to contact us and we will be happy to confirm portability to our network.
No. You will not experience any downtime. During the porting process, your phone number will still be active with your current service provider. Once the transfer has completed, your phone number will become active on your Talkroute account and the transition will be seamless.
Talkroute processes all port requests within 1-2 business days. Once the port has been processed, the request is submitted to the carrier to release the phone number. The time required to release the number varies from provider to provider. The average time to complete a port request from the date of submission is 5-10 business days.
Yes. You may port as many numbers as needed! Numbers may be added or removed at anytime.
Your first number port to Talkroute is free! If you have more than one number to port to Talkroute, there is a one-time transfer fee of $10 per additional number. Please Note: There may be additional charges associated with hosting more than 1x local or toll free phone number with your Talkroute account. Please see pricing for more information.
Yes. Talkroute does not charge any fees for porting your number to a different service (applies only to paid accounts in good standing).
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